Eupteryx signatipennis

Description

Length 3 to 4 mm A pale whitish Eupteryx species. The vertex and scutellum may be variably dark-marked although the pronotum is uniformly pale. The forewings are relatively plain with only weakly-developed dark markings. There is a small dark spot at the base of the antennae.

Habitat

Found on Meadowsweet, usually in damper areas.

When to see it

Adult: June to October.

Life History

Associated with Meadowsweet.

UK Status

Locally common across the UK.

VC55 Status

Occasional in Leicestershire and Rutland.

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Yellow squares = NBN records (all known data)
Coloured circles = NatureSpot records: 2020+ | 2015-2019 | pre-2015

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